VCU PILES ON 17 BLOCKS, DUMPS RADFORD 3-0  

Tournament: Carolina Classic
Score: VCU 3, Radford 0
Location: Chapel Hill, N.C. (Carmichael Arena)
Records: VCU 8-5. Radford 4-7

The short story: Senior Jaelyn Jackson (South Chesterfield, Va.) supplied seven kills and nine blocks as VCU cruised past Radford Saturday morning at the Carolina Classic.

OPENING VOLLEY

  • Jackson, a middle blocker, hit .417 on 12 swings for an efficient Black & Gold offense
  • Senior middle Jasmin Sneed (San Antonio, Texas) recorded six kills in nine attempts, as well as seven blocks for VCU
  • Senior outside hitter Vicky Giommarini (Rome, Italy) added seven kills for the Rams. Giommarini hit .778 and did not record a hitting error
  • Senior opposite Gina Tuzzolo (Newport News, Va.) also provided nine blocks for defensive-minded VCU
  • Hailey Flowers and Esmadar Tavares were credited with seven kills each for Radford

THE DIFFERENCE

  • VCU dominated nearly every facet of the match
  • The Rams outhit the Highlanders .311 to -.025
  • The Black and Gold also owned
  • VCU outblocked Radford 17-4

NOTABLE
VCU is 11-3 against in-state opponents the past three seasons

 

DUKES TOP RAMS 3-1
September 17, 2019 DUKES TOP RAMS 3-1